Vitas Healthcare Home Medical Equipment (HME) - Medical Service Technician - 859336344 in Woodridge, Illinois

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nWhy VITAS Healthcare and What Do They Offer Me?n

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VITAS Healthcare is the nation's leading provider of end of life care. We provide our employees opportunities for professional growth, advancement and competitive benefits.

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The HME Delivery Technician is an entry level position whose primary responsibilities include: driving a 14 foot box truck, delivery-pick up of home medical equipment, education and assessment to patients who are terminally ill. Ability to lift 100 pounds on a regular basis, work in a fast-paced environment, computer proficiency, strong written and verbal communication skills, and a valid driver's license. On-call work hours are required. This position requires the ability to work independently. Must adhere to Company, Federal, State and local regulations and compliance.

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+ Responsible for delivering, set-up, service and pick-up of medical equipment and related supplies to and from patient's residence and skilled facilities.

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+ Provide instruction and education material to the patient/or caregiver(s) on the operation, cleaning, and maintenance of medical equipment.

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+ Transport, handle and route medical equipment according to Vitas HME Solutions policies and procedures to comply with infection control, equipment maintenance, and safety.

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+ Perform scheduled preventative maintenance and non-scheduled maintenance of equipment.

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+ Complete performance safety checks on equipment at the time of delivery.

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+ Perform structural/environmental, safety, and patient assessments as related to equipment and participate with the IDT care plan.

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+ May clean and disinfect medical equipment as needed

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+ Load and unload equipment safely to assure no damage or injury.

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+ Utilize transport devices provided by Vitas HME Solutions

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+ Maintain accurate Vitas HME Solutions records in accordance with Vitas HME Solutions policies and procedures, i.e., patient equipment delivery/pick-up/service forms, vehicle reports, manifests, and patient needs.

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+ Present equipment education to a level of understanding by patients/families.

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+ Provide internal HME Staff with training on home medical equipment.

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+ May assists less experienced MSTs by providing guidance and counseling on job duties and responsibilities

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+ Adhere to all VITAS and VITAS HME Policies


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nBenefits Includen

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+ Competitive compensation

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+ Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance

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+ Pre-tax healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts

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+ Life insurance

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+ 401(k) plan with numerous investment options and generous company match

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+ Cancer and/or critical illness benefit

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+ Tuition Reimbursement

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+ Paid Time Off

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+ Employee Assistance Program

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+ Legal Insurance

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+ Affinity Program




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+ Strong knowledge in all home medical equipment and ability to train MST staff effectively in High Flow Therapy, Bi-PAP Therapy and Enteral Pumps

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+ Computer literate for accurate tracking of equipment and daily performance

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+ Ability to provide initial general training to newly hired Medical Service Technicians

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+ Experience with the operation and repair of durable medical equipment preferred.

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+ Ability to read a map/GPS and follow directions

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+ Knowledge of VITAS HME Solutions service areas, preferred, and.

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+ Highly Organized

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+ Strong Administrative Skills

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+ PC Competent

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+ Able to work with hand-held scanning device.

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+ Ability to work unsupervised in field exercising discretion and independent judgment

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+ Ability to physically access any home, nursing home, ALF, and hospital.




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n Education n

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+ Completion of high school or basic education equivalency required.

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+ High school level reading and math skills.




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n Special Instructions to Candidates n

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EOE/AA

M/F/D/V